Cathedral in Puno (Laura Cahill)
We arrive Lima in the afternoon after an epic 24+ hours of travel. *Important note: For those of you traveling through Panama City...there is a Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville in the airport. I know... so important! We breeze through customs and walk across the street to the Costa Del Sol - Ramada. After a quick fretting up, we head into the city to meet with our ladies in the local office. *Important note: Agree on the cost of the cab before you get in the back of the cab. Duh. This is something I tell travelers everyday and I forgot. Oh well. I was so excited to meet our ladies, to finally put faces to the Instant Messages and emails I get everyday. We drove to the coast, to the Barranco District - beautiful colonials mixed with new, modern architecture. We walked upon a school procession, children, parents, and teachers carrying colorful lanterns of animals, St. Rosa and St Francis. They were all signing and chanting. There was even a school band! We continue walking to a plaza where people are salsa dancing in front of the biblioteca! So cool! We drove to Miraflores - nice to see some more of the city. We stopped in the neighborhood of Kennedy Plaza to eat dinner at Cafe de la Paz. We had our first Pisco Sours and some ceviche! Mega yum! It was a quick visit, but we had to head back to the hotel. I was so sad to leave my girls!
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